Audre Lorde was born in Harlem on February 18, 1934, to West Indian immigrants Frederick Byron and Linda Belmar Lorde. She was an introverted child who did not speak until she was five years old. When she began to communicate, she answered questions with poetry that she had memorized. The limitations of her poetic store forced her at 12 or 13 to compose her own … Continue reading Audre Lorde
The festival is free and will be held in the Poppy, Cosmos and Lantana rooms on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Guests KAZI Book Review’s Hopeton Hay Nationally bestselling & Edgar Award winning author Meg Gardiner Newbery Honor Medal winner Jacqueline Kelly St. Martin’s Minotaur Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award winner Janice Hamrick Chris … Continue reading Are You Going To the Pflugerville Book Festival?
People who have known me for a long time realize my focus is on promoting and elevating others which leads to the establishment of a legacy. Indeed life continues to be interesting as I have been afforded several opportunities to assist many global populations. Many encounters involved Spanish speaking persons from the South American region who encouraged me to publish a work in Spanish so … Continue reading NEW PUBLICATION- Terminologia de Relacion by Dr. Anthony Johnson
You have heard the saying that you can’t do things by yourself. You always need help along the way. Well, Ujima Magazine is no different. We want to celebrate all the people who have taken time out their life to share their insight about the world, their poetry, people who they find of interest and their passions. To all of you that have written and … Continue reading Thank You To Ujima’s Contributors
I met Mr. Kendrick at the Writer’s Block event held by Shametra McGregor last month. I was drawn to his books because you don’t see too many books written by black authors that have comic books and deal with the Sci-Fi world. In reading this piece, I think you will want to get a copy of his books and enter into his world of mystery. … Continue reading Meet Author L. A. Kendrick